Be an Angel Day: 22 Quotes on How to Be an Angel

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August 22nd is Be an Angel Day. Being an angel means different things to different people, but at The Lakeside Collection, we think of it as a day to remind ourselves of the power of kindness. Here are 22 quotes on how to Be an Angel today.

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ― Paulo Coelho

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” — John Wooden

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” — Ann Landers

angel-2“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.”  ― William Makepeace Thackeray

“Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much.” — Erastus Wiman

“The higher our position the more modestly we should behave.” —Cicero

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”  ― Plato

“Each time I perform an act of kindness, a part of me heals.” ― Lupi Ngcayisa

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ― Mark Twain

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“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.” ― Brian Tracy

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ― Anne Frank

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” –Benjamin Disraeli

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.”  ― Jesse Jackson

“Choose being kind over being right and you’ll be right every time.”  ― Richard Carlson

“For it is in giving that we receive.”  ― Francis of Assisi

“…treat people with understanding when you can, and fake it when you can’t
until you do understand.” ― Kim Harrison

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“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” ― Lao Tzu

“If you’ve ever been homesick, or felt exiled from all the things and people that once defined you, you’ll know how important welcoming words and friendly smiles can be.”
― Stephen King

“Once you begin to acknowledge random acts of kindness – both the ones you have received and the ones you have given – you can no longer believe that what you do does not matter.”  ― Dawna Markova

“Be kind to one another. Bye, bye.” ― Ellen DeGeneres

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